agenda will be difficult because democrats will still control the white house and most likely the senate. katie. >> couric: nancy cordes, nancy, thanks very much. john dickerson is the cbs news political analyst. john, some people believe the contact with america helped get republicans elect back in '94. will resurrecting this kind of platform do you think help or hurt them this time because i know they're debating that, even within the party. >> reporter: that's right, katie. the challenge is to be specific enough to answer that question, "what are you going to do, republicans, if you take control on the key question of jobs and the economy?" but not be too specific that you open yourself to attacks from democrats. democrats think republicans have given them all they need when democratic officials said now we have a chance to compare two visions, and what republicans believe is now all down on paper. >> couric: all right, john dickerson, john, thank you. with their pledge to america, the republicans contend that extending all the bush tax cuts would put more spending money in people's pockets and help jump start the economy. so what's wrong with that?